Our Mission

“Employ a competent workforce to deliver culturally appropriate healing services to the Aboriginal Community.”

Yorgum provides a nurturing place and an environment which promotes the cultural strength of the Aboriginal people of Australia and their families through a healing process that supports their spiritual, physical, intellectual and emotional wellbeing.

Yorgum Aims To:

  • Maintain and provide a high-quality counselling service to all Aboriginal people (men, women and children).
  • Provide a holistic response to Family Violence and Sexual Abuse in Counselling and Community Development.
  • Identify and apply counselling processes which embrace and acknowledge cultural diversity, values, beliefs, knowledge and skills.
  • Provide the opportunity for staff and management to access development programs which include ongoing training, education, debriefing and support.
  • Support staff to develop programs to deliver to Aboriginal men, women and children
  • Work towards positive outcomes for Aboriginal people (particularly children) who have been affected by family and sexual abuse.
  • Provide a Link-Up Service to the Metropolitan region and the Murchison, Goldfields, South East, Wheatbelt and Pilbara regions.